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Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
Why Did Godzilla & James Bond Need Congress' Protection?
After Trademark Ruling, Yankees are Officially "The Evil Empire"
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Wanting Him to Stay Home, HS Running Back’s Mom Takes Letter of Intent to Lawyer
New Happy Birthday Song, Copyright-Free
NHL's Lawyer: Lockouts Are 'Necessary' Weapons
"A Great Day for New Jersey" - On Governor Christie's Move to Bring Online Gaming to NJ
Legal Fallout of an Armstrong Confession
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me: Video
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Filmmaker's Lawyer Asserts Privilege to Oppose NYC Subpoena
Jeff Rosenblum on The Naked Brand
California Enacts “Student-Athletes Bill of Rights” For Collegiate Athletics
Jeff Ifrah on Historic DOJ/Poker Stars/Full Tilt Deal
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Freeh Report Reveals Paterno & Penn State Officials Covered Up Sandusky Sexual Abuse—Joe Bahgat
Breaking Down the NFL Concussion Class Action and the Players’ “Warrior Mentality”—Eliot Wagonheim
Roger Clemens Perjury Re-Trial Begins, Will He End Up In Jail? — Joe Bahgat
Putting an end to shareholder derivative litigation arising from News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal, the company’s directors agreed last week to a record-breaking $139 million cash settlement. According to the plaintiffs’...more
On Friday, March 1, 2013, the parent company of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Sands), reported in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company may have violated the “books and records and internal...more
On February 7, 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a conditional veto of a bill that would legalize online gambling in New Jersey, but indicated that he would approve the bill if a few changes were implemented,...more
One of the inevitable challenges faced by independent entertainment entrepreneurs, such as film producers or videogame developers, is obtaining financing for the development, production and eventual delivery of their project....more
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SAFE Issues Notice of State Administration of Foreign Exchange on Further Improving and Adjusting Foreign Exchange Policies Related to Direct Investment; SAFE Makes Revisions to Provisions on Foreign...more
Due to "legal and regulatory pressure" Dublin-based Intrade will no longer accept bets from US customers and all existing US customers must exit their trades and close their accounts. Intrade operates a real-money based...more
November 15, 2012
Press Release and Publication
In the on-line magazine The Wrap, Partner Lisa Buckley, a member of Pryor Cashman's Entertainment, Litigation and Intellectual Property Groups, discusses the legal...more
Professional athletes pulling in millions of dollars are wise to invest some of that money using a financial professional. Unfortunately, some former football players and a U.S. Olympic soccer player are finding they put...more
We are pleased to present the nineteenth edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight news concerning the Apple patent infringement trial, the requirements for...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Lessons For Investors From the Facebook IPO
by Dan Brecher on May 28, 2012
Facebook highlights one of the most significant risks of pre-IPO investing—the value of the stock can go down as well as up. While Facebook’s...more
In the past, we have reported on a number of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") developments and have furnished subscribers with a primer on the FCPA. The latest developments in this area relate to an investigation of the...more
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I. Non-recourse loans from family and friends.
This is usually the easiest money to find.
II. One or two active partners with money.
This is the partnership route, with you providing...more
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